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determination of the ability of the Territory of Alaska to make effective use of the funds.

With the approval of the Secretary of Agriculture, agricultural experiment substations, to the number of not more than two, may be maintained under the provisions of sections 362, 363, 365, 368-368c, 377-379 of this title. (Feb. 23, 1929, ch. 299, 45 Stat, 1256.)

§ 386d. Puerto Rico experiment station; establishment; coordination of stations.-Beginning with the fiscal year ending June 30, 1933, the Territory of Puerto Rico shall be entitled to share in the benefits of sections 341-343, 344-348, 362, 363, 365, 368-368c, 377-379 of this title: Provided, That the experiment station so established shall be connected with the College of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico and it shall be conducted jointly and in collaboration with the existing Federal experiment station in Puerto Rico in enlarging and expanding the work of the said Federal station on cooperative plans approved by the Secretary of Agriculture; and the Secretary of Agriculture shall coordinate the work of the Territorial stations with that of the Federal station and of the United States Department of Agriculture in the island: Provided further, That the several experiment stations now conducted by the insular government shall be transferred to and coordinated with the experiment station of the College of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico, together with whatever funds that are available for the support of the same, and the Secretary of Agriculture may at his discretion transfer such land, buildings, and equipment as he may deem necessary to the experiment station of the College of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico, Provided further, That the Territory of Puerto Rico shall make provision for such additional buildings and permanent equipment as may be necessary for the development of the work. (Mar. 4, 1931, ch. 499, § 1, 46 Stat. 1520; May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158.)

§ 386e. Same; appropriation.—To carry into effect the provisions of section 386d of this title for extending to Puerto Rico the benefits of sections 362, 363, 365, 368-368c, 377-379 of this title in the order and amounts designated by the provisions of said sections, the following sums are hereby authorized to be appropriated in addition to the amounts appropriated to the Department of Agriculture for use in Puerto Rico; $30,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1936; $35,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937; $40,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938; $45,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939; $50,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940; $60,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931 1; $70,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932; $80,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943; and $90,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and thereafter a sum equal to that provided for each State and Territory for agricultural experiment stations established under sections 362, 363, 365, 3683680, 377-379 of this title. (Mar. 4, 1931, ch. 499, § 2, 46 Stat 1520; May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158.)

1 So in original. Probably should read "1941."

§ 386f. Same; increase in appropriation under section 343a.The permanent annual appropriations provided for in section 343 of this title are authorized to be increased by an amount necessary to carry out the provisions of section 386d of this title, but without diminishing or increasing the amount to which any State or the Territory of Hawaii is entitled under the provisions of said section 343: Provided, That for the fiscal year 1933 the total amount available to the Territory of Puerto Rico under the terms of section 343 of this title, shall be $50,000, this amount to be increased by $10,000 annually, or such part thereof as may be necessary, until the total to which Puerto Rico is entitled under the provisions of this section and section 386e of this title is reached. Participation in other Federal appropriations for cooperative extension work, including those authorized by section 343a of this title, shall be at such times and in such amounts as shall be estimated by the Secretary of Agriculture and appropriated by the Congress. (Mar. 4, 1931, ch. 499, § 3, 46 Stat. 1521; May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158.)

§ 386g. Transfer or sale of property of Alaska, Guam, and Virgin Islands stations.--The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to transfer to any Government department or establishment or to local authorities or institutions such property and/or equipment of the experiment stations in Alaska, Guam, and the Virgin Islands or to sell the same at public or private sale. (July 7, 1932, ch. 443, § 1, 47 Stat. 614.)

EXPERIMENT STATIONS FOR PROPAGATION OF TREES, SHRUBS, VINES

AND VEGETABLES § 387. Station for semi-arid or dry-land regions; establishment. The Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized and directed to cause such shade, ornamental, fruit, and shelter-belt trees, shrubs, vines, and vegetables as are adapted to the conditions and needs of the semi-arid or dry-land regions of the United States, to be propagated at an experiment station of the Department of Agriculture to be established at or near Cheyenne, Wyoming, and seedlings and cuttings and seeds of such trees, shrubs, vines, and vegetables to be distributed free of charge under such regulations as he may prescribe for experimental and demonstration purposes within the semi-arid or dry-land regions of the United States. (Mar. 19, 1928, ch. 228, § 1, 45 Stat. 323.)

§ 387a. Annual appropriations.--There is hereby authorized to be appropriated each fiscal year necessary appropriations to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to carry on the experiments contemplated by section 387 of this title. (Mar. 19, 1928, ch. 228, § 3, 45 Stat. 323.)

§ 388. Station for southern Great Plains area; establishment. -- The Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized and directed to cause such shade, ornamental, fruit, and shelter-belt trees, shrubs, and vines as are adapted to the conditions and needs of the southern Great Plains area, comprised of those parts of the States of Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico lying west of the ninety-eighth meridian and each of the

five thousand-foot contour line, to be propagated at one of the existing field stations of the Department of Agriculture in such area, and seedlings and cuttings and seeds of such trees, shrubs, and vines to be distributed free of charge under such regulations as he may prescribe for experimental and demonstration purposes within such area. Apr. 16, 1928, ch. 377, § 1, 45 Stat. 430.)

§ 388a. Annual appropriations.—There is hereby authorized to be appropriated each fiscal year necessary appropirations to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to carry on the experiments contemplated by section 388 of this title. (Apr. 16, 1928, ch. 377, $ 3, 45 Stat. 431.) Chapter 15.-BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY

CROSS REFERENCES Animals, meats, and meat and dairy products, see section 71 et seq. of Title 21, Food and Drugs.

Packers and stockyards, see section 181 et seq. of this title.

§ 391. Establishment of bureau; appointment of chief; general duties.—There shall be in the Department of Agriculture a Bureau of Animal Industry. The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to appoint a chief thereof, who shall be a competent véterinary surgeon, and whose duty it shall be to investigate and report upon the condition of the domestic animals and live poultry of the United States, their protection and use, and also inquire into and report the causes of contagious, infectious, and communicable diseases among them, and the means for the prevention and cure of the same, and to collect such information on these subjects as shall be valuable to the agricultural and commercial interests of the country. (May 29, 1884, ch. 60, § 1, 23 Stat. 31; July 14, 1890, ch. 707, 26 Stat. 288; Feb. 7, 1928, ch. 30, 45 Stat. 59.)

8 392 Sale or exchange of animals not needed; disposition of moneys.-The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to sell in the open market or to exchange for other breeding animals or animal products to the best advantage, without the usual condemnation proceedings and public auction, such animals or animal products produced or purchased under the appropriations made by Congress for the use of the Bureau of Animal Industry as may not be needed in the work of that bureau: Provided, That all moneys received from the sale of such animals or animal products or as a bonus in the exchange of the same, shall be deposited in the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. (Aug. 10, 1912, ch. 284, 7 Stat. 274.)

CROSS REFERENCE Sale or exchange of animals or animal products no longer needed, ses section 549 of Title 5, Executive Departmerts :d Government Officers and Employees.

§ 393. Sale of pathological and zoological speciinens; disposition of money.-The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to prepare and sell at cost such pathological and zoological specimens as he may deem of scientific or educational value to scientists or others engaged in the work of hygiene and sanitation: Provided, That all moneys received from the sale of such specimens shall be de

posited in the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. (Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 145, 37 Stat. 833.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Bureau of Animal Industry consolidated with certain other agencies into Agricultural Research Administration for duration of war, see Ex. Ord. No. 9069, set out in note under section 601 of Appendix to Title 50, War.

The functions of the Bureau of Animal Industry of Agricultural Research Administration concerned primarily with regulatory activities were consolidated with other agencies into the Food Distribution Administration of the Department of Agriculture by Ex. Ord. No. 9280, Dec. 5, 1942, 7 F.R. 10179, set out following section 514 of Title 5, Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees.

§ 394. Overtime of employees engaged in enforcement of Meat Inspection Act.-The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized, in his discretion, to pay employees of the Bureau of Animal Industry employed in establishments subject to the provisions of section 95 of Title 21, for all overtime work performed at such establishments, at such rates as he may determine, and to accept from such establishments wherein such overtime work is performed reimbursement for any sums paid out by him for such overtime work. (July 24, 1919, ch. 26, 41 Stat. 241.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Bureau of Animal Industry consolidated with certain other agencies into Agricultural Research Administration for duration of war, see Ex. Ord. No. 9069, set out in note under section 601 of Appendix to Title 50, War.

The functions of the Bureau of Animal Industry of Agricultural Research Administration concerned primarily with regulatory activities were consolidated with other agencies into the Food Distribution Administration of the Department of Agriculture by Ex. Ord. No. 9280, Dec. 5, 1942, 7 F. R. 10179, set out following section 514 of Title 5, Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees.

CROSS REFERENCE War Overtime Pay Act of 1943, construction with, see section 1406 of Appendix to Title 50, War.

§ 395. Fees for rabies diagnoses; disposition of moneys.-Fees shall be charged for all diagnoses in connection with rabies, except those performed for agencies of the United States Government, in such amounts as the Secretary shall prescribe, and such fees shall be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. (Sept. 21, 1944, ch. 412, title I, § 101 (e), 58 Stat. 734.)

CODIFICATION This section was enacted as a part of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944.

Chapter 16.--BUREAU OF DAIRYING § 401. Establishment of bureau.—There is established in the Department of Agriculture a bureau to be known as the "Bureau of Dairying." (May 29, 1924, ch. 208, § 1, 43 Stat. 243.)

§ 402. Chief of bureau; appointment and duties.--A Chief of the Bureau of Dairying shall be appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture, who shall be subject to the general direction of the Secretary of Agriculture. He shall devote his time to the investigation of the dairy industry, and the dissemination of information for the promotion of the dairy industry. (May 29, 1924, ch. 208, § 2, 43 Stat. 243.)

§ 403. Transfer of activities of Department of Agriculture to bureau; employment of clerks, etc. For the purpose of enabling the Secretary of Agriculture and the Chief of the Bureau of Dairying to carry out the purposes of this chapter, the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to transfer to the Bureau of Dairying such activities of the Department of Agriculture as he may designate which relate primarily to the dairy industry, and to employ such additional persons in the city of Washington and elsewhere, as may be necessary. (May 29, 1924, ch. 208, § 3, 43 Stat. 243.)

§ 404. Appropriation for bureau authorized.For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this chapter and the activities of the Bureau of this chapter and the activities of the Bureau of Dairying, such sums of money as Congress may deem necessary are hereby authorized to be appropriated. (May 29, 1924, ch. 208, § 4, 43 Stat. 243.)

NAME OF BUREAU The “Bure'u of Dairying” established by act May 29, 1924, cited to text, was designated “Bureau of Dairv Industry” by Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act of 1927. Words “Bureau of Dairying" in text should be changed to "Bureau of Dairying Industry” and “May 11, 1926, ch. 286, 44 Stat. 499" should be added to credit.

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Bureau of Dairy Industry consolidated with other agencies into Agricultı'ral Research Administration for duration of war, see Ex. Ord. No. 9069, set out in note under section 601 of Appendix to Title 50, War.

Chapter 17.-MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS § 411. Establishment of Bureau of Agricultural Economics; transfer of powers.—The powers conferred prior to May 11, 1922, and the duties imposed by law on the Bureau of Markets, Bureau of Markets and Crop Estimates, and the Office of Farm Management and Farm Economics of the Department of Agriculture shall be exercised and performed by the Bureau of Agricultural Economics. (May 11, 1922, ch. 185, 42 Stat. 532.)

NOTE.- Act of June 30, 1914, 38 Stat. 436 transferred the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Agriculture to the Bureau of Crop Estimates, and Act of Mar. 3, 1921, 41 Stat. 1343, transferred the Bureau of Statistics and the Bureau of Crop. Estimates of the Department of Agriculture to the Bureau of Markets and Crop Estimates.

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Agricultural Statistics Division of the Agricultural Marketing Service and its functions. personnel, property, etc., transferred to Bureau of Agricultural Economics for duration of war, see Ex. Ord. No. 9069, set out in note under section 601 of Appendix to Title 50, War.

The functions, personnel and property of the Division of Farm Managerent and Costs of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics concerned primarily with the planning of current agricultural production were consolidated with other agencies into the Food Production Administration of the Department of Agriculture by Ex. Ord. No. 9280, Dec. 5, 1942, 7 F. R. 10179, set out following section 514 of Title 5, Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees.

§ 411a. Monthly crop report; contents issuance; approval by Secretary of Agriculture.—The monthly crop report, which shall be gathered as far as practicable from practical farmers, shall be

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